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Today in Black America - January 27

POSTED: January 27, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Obama, in Wisconsin, Picks Up Address’s Refrain


Chamber of Commerce and A.F.L.-C.I.O. Praise Obama

Republicans Split Over Plans to Cut Defense Budget

Utah’s Gun Appreciation Day


Deficit Forecast Nears $1.5 Trillion, Fueling Partisan Battle on Federal Spending

Record Level of Stress Found in College Freshmen

House Ethics Committee Clears 3 of Conflict of Interest


Detroit Free Press

Domestic partners of state employees to get health care benefits

Felon bought gun used in Detroit police ambush

Volunteers hit Detroit streets for census of homeless people


Kilpatrick can review calls, texts in prison

Detroit students break ground on home-building project


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Troubled Atlanta school board high on City Council's mind

Metro Atlanta unemployment stays at 10.2 percent in December

GBI budget crimps its battle on crime

Damon Evans | Ex-UGA athletic director pleads guilty to DUI charge


Atlanta will get HUD grant to fight lead poisoning

Obama nominates Silas, Walker to federal bench


The Christian Science Monitor

Federal budget battle: Can Congress avoid a government shutdown?


Why the CBO may not believe all its own deficit projections

Tea party austerity plan: Would slashing US spending work?

State of the Union mystery: What do Obama's Race to the Top plans mean?


South Sudan unprepared for the flood of returning refugees

As Gbabgo seizes Central Bank assets in Ivory Coast, a look at the arcane institution

Egypt protesters brave crackdown to clash with police for second straight day


Star Ledger

Jersey City police union members vote to accept settlement, averting 82 layoffs

Roselle mayor is indicted on charges of insurance fraud, leaving scene of crash

Four members of Passaic Valley Sewerage Commissioners to resign

N.J. redistricting commission will hold two meetings on Saturday to gather public input


Baltimore Sun

Mayor orders city to post data trove including crime, 311 online

Baltimore County police seek help in finding missing 14-year-old girl

Slain Block dancer was providing information to police, records show


The Philadelphia Inquirer


HUD probing PHA over money paid to lawyers, contractors

Pennsylvania legislators reintroduce bills on sports concussions


Four possibilities for Camden County vacancy

Camden city officials vote to raise property taxes 23%


The Washington Post

House GOP vote carries a bit of irony

Senate Democrats likely to take lead on bipartisan initiatives


Rabbis to Fox, Glenn Beck: Quit the Nazi talk

GOP member faults workings of panel on financial crisis

No Child' could become more flexible


Chicago Tribune


Chicago schools add breakfast course

Charters bring drama to CPS board meeting

Will Emanuel ruling escape political taint?


City sets new abandoned building law


The Los Angeles Times


Big-city mayors confront Brown on plan to ax agencies

Poll numbers back California Gov. Jerry Brown

GOP seeks return to jobsite immigrant raids


Lawmakers express frustration over excessive outlays for prison health

UC Irvine says fried chicken and waffle dinner on Martin Luther King Jr. Day was insensitive


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